Clinical Factors of Tinnitus Influence Perceived Loudness and Annoyance
Clinical characteristics of tinnitus such as duration, consistency and other factors influence the way// individuals perceive loudness and annoyance
associated with the condition, according to a report.
Tinnitus, a ringing, buzzing or whistling sound in one or both ears occurring without outsi...
White House Launches 'Fishy' Expedition
...hing entrenched in the American political tradition: Dissent," said Perkins. "The right to free speech seems to be, for the President, a rather pesky annoyance
that keeps him from having his way on health care. Well, welcome to representative democracy and the reality of opposing viewpoints, Mr. President. ...
Many Smokers Don't Tell Docs About Their Habit
...percent of smokers who talked to their health-care providers about tobacco use reported negative feelings, including guilt, uneasiness, embarrassment, annoyance
Healton, who was once a smoker herself, said that pregnant women and people with such problems as depression and alcoholism might be ...
Clinicians override most electronic medication safety alerts
...-Farber Cancer Institute and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), suggests that most clinicians find the current medication alerts more of an annoyance
than a valuable tool. The authors conclude that if electronic prescribing is to effectively enhance patient safety, significant improvements are neces...
Northern Kentucky Voters Support Smokefree Workplaces
...de and arsenic. As
Surgeon General Carmona stated when releasing the report, "The debate is
over. The science is clear. Secondhand smoke is not a mere annoyance
serious health hazard."
The Surgeon General's Report concluded that, "Establishing smokefree
workplaces is the only effective way to ensure th...
Forget the 'Old' Stereotypes - New Survey Reveals that Baby Boomers Are Feeling More 'Young' and Active than Ever!
... letting it stop them
from living a full life. And seven out of ten boomers say that muscle or
joint pain interfering with their lifestyle is a bigger annoyance
making sure they get enough exercise and stay fit (73 percent vs. 27
percent). Three- quarters of boomers keep an active lifestyle to stay
Tinnitus Patients can Lead a Normal Life
...en of it, and so the tinnitus is perceived, it does not cause discomfort or annoyance
and is quickly forgotten.
Doctor Heitzmann considers that perceivin...as an elasticity and capacity for learning. The fact the tinnitus generates annoyance
means that the CNS processes it as an important sound. We can teach the sys...
Headway in identification of allergens of contact dermatitis
...sitive reaction, and 1,933 (50 percent) had two or more positive reactions.
Contact dermatitis is common among all age groups and can cause minor annoyance
to more severe handicaps, according to Mark Davis, M.D., Mayo Clinic dermatologist and lead study researcher. "Patients with contact dermatitis can ge...
Half of world's children are passive smokers - damning disclosure from WHO
...c places. She added that scientists around the world agreed that there were no safe permissible levels of second hand smoke.
"Far from being a mere annoyance
or a minor discomfort, exposure to second-hand smoke causes cancer and contributes to various lung and heart diseases," said Brundtland, adding that i...